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What's New!

December 7th, 2021

The new year is almost with us so as expected newest issue, #78!, of The Canadian has been added to the members area of the website.

The 2022 Calendaer is now here and if you have a General membership or you have added the Calendar to your Internet membership you should be getting yours soon or may already have it. If you would like to get a Calendar or an extra one are a few available for purchase. You can contact me, the Membership Manager, using the information located here in the website.

Thanks, stay safe and see you all soon.
David King


Welcome to CARM, the Canadian Association of Railway Modellers, located in Canada but with members from many areas around the world. CARM is both for Canadians as well as those with interests in Canadian Railways or model railroading or both. Our membership in the organization is open to anyone that wishes to join.

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Our members area has more content that is only available to members which includes an archive of images that have a Canadian Railway theme in a higher resolution than those available in other areas of this website. Also members have access to all of the newsletters ever printed by CARM as electronic downloads in PDF format.

2019/2020 Membership Form

Continue to use this one for 2021/2022

We have updated the types of membership we offer and we have noticed that some members have not renewed or in some cases information provided has become out-of-date. Please take a few minutes and update your membership information. Use the 2019/2020 membership form for updates as well as renewing or joining. Response to your update may take a little more time as we are all volunteers, please be patient. Also be sure to use the 2019/2020 membership form.

Chapter Choices

As a member of CARM you now have the ability to pick which chapters you would like to receive infromation from. Starting now a form has been added, that can be found in the menus to the left in the members area, to select these choices. Be sure to fill out this form so that you will get the latest news from that chapters that matter to you.

2020 Toronto CARM Convention
May 8 to 10, 2020

Postponed due to Covid-19

CARM has been working along with the organizing group from Toronto for the next convention and the following statement has been released.

Please be advised that the CARM Toronto Convention originally scheduled for May 8 – 10, 2020 has been postponed due to the risks associated with the outbreak of the Covid19 virus.

A revised date will be announced once it is clear that the convention can proceed without risk to delegates, organisers, clinicians, layout hosts and others involved in the successful execution of this event.

This issue of The Canadian as well as the prior issue carry articles describing some of the layouts which will be on display for delegates to the future convention. Keep these issues for future reference.

Please check with the convention website page, link below, of this website for details about future plans and financial arrangements for delegates who have already registered.

The organisers thank you for your forebearance.

The link to the 2020 Toronto convention is now available.
2020 Toronto Convention

2022 CARM Calendar - They are HERE!

General Members and Internet with Calendar Members are entitled to be mailed 1 calendar as part of their membership. Internet Only Membes (FREE Memberships) do not receive a calendar.

There will be a limited number of extra 2022 calendars available at a cost of $12 each in Canadian funds for those being mailed to a Canadian adress only. For any being mailed to an address outside of Canada the cost is $12 each in US funds. The cost includes regular surface mail.

If you would like to order 1 or more calendars follow these instructions.

  • Contact the Membership Director with the number of calendars you would like to order along with your mailing address.
  • The Membeship Director will send you an invoice for the calendars allong with instructions on how to pay for your order and confirm that the number of calendars ordered are available.
  • Once payment is received the calendars will be mailed to you.
  • Payments can only be made using PayPal or by cheque.

CARM Copetown Show

Each year in Copetown, Ontario, CARM supports the Copetown Train Show operated by the Bayview Modular Group.
"A Showcase of Canadian Railway Modelling" that includes manufacturers, layouts, displays and more. This next show will be in 2022. For the date, time and detailed information check back our Current Events page.

CARM Events

Each year there a number of CARM events that are run which are organized by various chapters. Meetings are held in various locations and are open to all CARM Members. Guests are also welcome at most events. Check out the Chapter page as well as the Events page for activities in your area.


CARM Newsletter

CARM is proud to produce a newsletter, The Canadian, that has been published since the starting days with the first issue dated for January 2004. Currently the newsletter is published four times a year and is available as both a printed version and an electronic download in PDF format. An example of a newsletter can be found by clicking on the menu bar to the left. To obtain electronic downloads for all of the issues you can log into the members area, you must be a member to access this feature.


Next Event

Ontario Narrow Gauge Show - Postponed

Saturday April 18, 2020

900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, ON

10:00 AM
4:00 PM

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